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My Grandad

O Meu AvĂ´

Catarina Sobral

Orfeu Negro | 2nd edition June 2014 | 40 pages | 19 x 19 cm | hardcover

My grandad used to have a clock shop. Now he has a lot of free time. Mr. Wright is not a watchmaker (though he always has one eye on the time) and he never wastes a minute.

A small format book on modern times, sprinkled generously with artistic references from Jacques Tati, the French director, to Fernando Pessoa, the Portuguese poet.

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Awards

  • Winner 5th Illustration Award for Illustration | Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2014
  • Finalist Little Hakka Competition 2017
  • A lovely reflection about time and fondness.